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low five

1. noun An expression of greeting, support, or congratulation by slapping another person's hand with one's own at or around waist level. I gave him a subtle low five for making such a witty joke at the teacher's expense. I went to give her a low five, but she pulled her hand away at the last second.
2. noun To slap another person's hand with one's own at or around waist level as an expression of greeting, support, or congratulation. The player ran along the ranks of her teammates as she entered the field, low-fiving each of them as she went.
See also: five, low

low five

n. the slapping of hands at waist level as a greeting. (Compare this with high five.) The two eight-year-olds tried to give each other a low five, but they both hurt their hands.
See also: five, low
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Though the match was tense at first, the 26-year-old Tabora gained a bit of a breathing room midway through the match as she scored strikes in frames five to nine, building a 167-133 cushion and prompting the Malaysian opponent to give her a low-five in an apparent admission of defeat as the crowd started to buzz with anticipation.
He scored his first goal in five games, and only his fourth of the campaign, when Watt teed him up for a 2-0 lead and he slowly clambered to his feet and the best he could do was offer his palm out for a teammates 'low-five' .
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In a close-up of the video, her reaction appears to be either a bizarre, botched low-five or a dismissal of his affections - the latter of which seemed to be the prevailing consensus on social media. 
The film's deemed lack of appeal ensured low territory distribution fees, and while the exact terms weren't forthcoming, the general consensus is low-five figures.